The deal wasn’t announced until January 1920, but it was 90 years ago today, December 26, 1919, when the Boston Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees for $125,000. If you want to read up on the occasion, Mark Newman at MLB.com writes about the trade’s circumstances.
We conclude the day with an Open Thread. Things should pick up a bit tomorrow, hopefully. Maybe we’ll talk about something other than left field.